Jesuit Refugee Service/USA welcomes the Biden Administration’s announcement that the U.S. has set a goal of welcoming 125,000 refugees in Fiscal Year 2023.
Jesuit Refugee Service/USA (JRS/USA) condemns the acts of several governors around the country who have bussed or flown migrants and asylum seekers to various parts of the country in recent weeks creating uncertainty for people who have already experienced significant hardship.
Jesuit Refugee Service/USA (JRS/USA) announces the launch of the Migrant Accompaniment Network, a nationwide group of volunteers who will engage those who have recently arrived in the U.S. with their integration into welcoming communities.
Jesuit Refugee Service/USA (JRS/USA) applauds introduction of the Afghan Adjustment Act, which will positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of Afghans who arrived in the United States after the U.S. military withdrawal in 2021. This bill will ensure that Afghans evacuated to the U.S. have access to the same legal status they would have received had they been admitted as refugees.
Jesuit Refugee Service/USA welcomes the Supreme Court’s ruling on Biden v. Texas which determined that the Biden Administration has the authority to terminate the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), also known as Remain in Mexico.
In a world navigating a growing number of crises, how the U.S. responds to the more than 100 million people who have been forced to flee their homes impacts not only their future but the future for all of us.
Jesuit Refugee Service in the U.S. and Canada welcome the Los Angeles Declaration on Migration and Protection signed at the Summit of the Americas, which includes commitments by governments in the region to address challenges faced by migrants and asylum seekers in the region.
Jesuit Refugee Service USA is deeply disappointed by the decision of a federal court in Louisiana that will prevent the Biden administration from ending Title 42 after May 23. Public health experts have repeatedly affirmed that Title 42 is not needed to protect public health, however the policy has been used to prevent millions of asylum seekers from legally asking for protection.
Today, the Supreme Court begins to hear oral arguments on Biden v Texas and will determine whether the Biden administration may end the Trump-era Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP). The policy known as “Remain in Mexico” has put tens of thousands of asylum seekers at risk.
Jesuit Refugee Service/USA continues to oppose this harmful policy.
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